And your question is . . . ? Sounds like you have an infection. That painful swollen lump is most likely a lymph node indicating that the infection is close by. It could also be an abscess or pus pocket...
I doubt you have an abcess which might lead to fevers, sweats & chills. Without those symptoms, most likely you're facing a lipoma, cyst, or maybe even an inflamed bursae, eg bursitis.. Best to go see your family doc for fu
like it may be just a pimple. I know I get these on my earlobes quite often. They usually are very painful until they "pop... and release the mucus inside. The pain will go away instantly.
If it dosn't pop or gets larger, or...
Two possibilities come to mind immediately, either an infection of a hair follicle (especially common if you shave in that area) known as folliculitis, or a swollen lymph node (or gland) representing (sexually transmitted) in
PainfulLumps After Breast Reduction?by
Dr. John D.
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